Consequently, there are many complications and problems associated with having an abortion. Some of the effects are psychological effects (Torr, 2006). Emotions that follow after abortion usually do affect a woman psychological. Some of these emotions include guilty feelings, anxiety, depression, anger, and even suicide feelings. Apart from emotional effects, there are many complication associated with abortion. Bladder Injury that can occur if uterus is perforated and the bladder touched (Gnad, 2008). Bowel Injury that happens when uterus is pierced, intestines can be damaged. This can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and fever, blood in stool, peritonitis and even death if not treated fast. Women who have aborted are known to a have higher rates of breast cancer in future. Abortion has effects on Future Pregnancies; a woman is likely to bleed in the first three months of future pregnancies.
Hemorrhage is another effect of abortion. Blood transfusion may be required due to bleeding from an abortion. About 1 out of 20 women suffer Laceration of the Cervix during an abortion (Michael, 2000). This causes high chance of miscarriage in the next pregnancy. A problem would occur in case the doctor leaves pieces of the baby, placenta, umbilical cord, or amniotic sac in the body, mother may develop pain and bleeding.
In conclusion, abortion has remained a complex legal and ethical debate today. People continue to argue if and when abortion should be regulated. It continues to raise contentious issues that are: is it immoral? Is it right? Is it justifiable? Is it a safe process? Is it morally wrong? Is it Godly? Abortion is a tragedy, and not if it is undertaken to safeguard life it should be avoided as much as possible. Thirty or so years from now a majority of babies saved from abortion will be glad to be alive.